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A cheap and silly pop at Ukip by MP

Sir Roger Gale has once more taken the opportunity to take a cheap and frankly unintelligent pop at Ukip in his latest newspaper article for the people of Thanet (No Real Appetite For Hard-right Populism, Gale’s View, Home Bay Gazette, February 26). Sir Roger seems quite determined to have us believe that he actually cares who votes for him. The …

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No real appetite for hard-right populism

Gale’s view by your MP Roger Gale In a recent article, which I correctly anticipated would be taken out of context and unsubtly edited by political opponents, I said: “Let me be crystal clear I do not wish to be re-elected with the support of anyone who espouses the views expressed in the minutes following the murder of those working …

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Ukip lost my vote for misleading residents

I HAVE been a Ukip member and activist for the last two years. Like so many others, I was attracted to Ukip because I agreed with many of their policies and the refreshing sense of honesty that they projected, coupled with the fact that they stood head and shoulders above the other mainstream parties, with their stand on “posh boy” …

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Farage fled man in a camouflaged onesie?

A BIG event for Ukip in Herne Bay was announced for last Saturday… Nigel Farage was to open the shop in Mortimer Street at 9am. What a farce. There they were: their local top brass all poshed up waiting outside to greet their great leader. We in the Labour Party had our usual information stall, our parliamentary candidate and two …

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Farage says he’ll be back after visit called off over security fear

Opening of new office goes ahead without ‘disappointed’ Ukip leader Ukip leader Nigel Farage insists he will return to Herne Bay after his planned visit to the town was cancelled on Saturday because of security fears. Mr Farage was due to open the party’s campaign office in Mortimer Street but due to the town’s weekly market being held, his security …

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Partisan view on choosing a party

Dylan Hampshire (Who To Vote For Is The Big Question, Letters and Opinion, Herne Bay Gazette, January 22) takes an interesting non-partisan view on the May elections for the city council. I cannot be so dispassionate, but I hope I can help him and other readers with a similar dilemma by providing a point of view. Firstly, the local Conservatives …

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Farage visit cancelled due to ‘security issues’ with market

UKIP leader Nigel Farage cancelled an appearance at the party’s new Thanet North constituency office in Herne Bay at the weekend after his security decided that market stalls outside posed a risk. Mr Farage had been due to visit the town on Saturday morning to open Ukip’s new office in Mortimer Street. However, local party officials were told the parliamentary …

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Tories name candidates for city council election

… while three prospective MPs answer student questions ALTHOUGH the political focus is very much on the general election, which will be upon us in less than 100 days, the starting pistol has been fired for those hoping to win a seat on Canterbury City Council. The Canterbury Conservatives became the first local party to announce their candidates for the …

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Ukip leader Nigel Farage is coming to Herne Bay

UKIP leader Nigel Farage will be in Herne Bay on Saturday morning to open a constituency office in town.The opening is scheduled for 9am and Mr Farage will be in town to support Piers Wauchope, who is the party’s general election candidate in Thanet North, which includes Herne Bay.The new office is at 101 Mortimer Street and was formerly the …

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Carswell heads for the Bay in support of Ukip hopeful

Clacton-on-Sea victor and constituency candidate promoting party DOUGLAS Carswell, Ukip’s first elected MP, will speak at a public meeting at The King’s Hall in Herne Bay next month. He will be in town to support Piers Wauchope, Ukip’s parliamentary candidate for North Thanet, the constituency that includes Herne Bay. The theme for the event is Why Ukip? Also speaking will …

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